Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: Football Association

FA ends Ladbrokes sponsorship deal early

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Following last month’s board decision to cut ties with betting companies, the Football Association has pulled out of a four-year sponsorship deal with Ladbrokes, after just one year.   Headed by FA chairman Greg Clarke, the decision was reached after a three-month review of the governing body’s links to the betting industry. In a statement, FA chief executive Martin Glenn said: “We...

Pie-based controversy strikes Sutton goalie

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Sutton United goalie mired in regulation investigation following controversy about his pie-eating antics during the team’s match with Arsenal.   If you’ve occasionally needed to take some time out to scoff a pie in the middle of an FA Cup match, you’re not alone. Wayne Shaw, a reserve goalkeeper for Sutton United, did just that last month - consuming it live...

FA investigate Colback over betting rule breach

Jack Colback
Newcastle United midfielder Jack Colback has become the latest Premier League footballer to face allegations of breaching rule E8 on football betting. The Football Association (FA) will investigate the 26-year old in relation to bets placed on the Atletico Madrid vs Bayern Munich UEFA Champions League semi-final on 27 April. At present there is no suspicion that Colback placed any wagers...